SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY
Pre-1905 Calif Death Index
San Bernardino County was created in 1853 from Los Angeles County. Saint Bernard is the patron saint of mountain passes. The name Bernardino means "bold as a bear." The Spanish gave the name San Bernardino to the snowcapped peak in southern California, in honor of the saint; from him the county derived its name. Territory which at one time was in San Bernardino County is now in Inyo and Riverside counties.
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